Health, Medicine, & Wellness

Gale Health Resources (FEL – all access)

http://www.flelibrary.org/health.php

 

Merck Manuals (FEL – all access)

http://www.flelibrary.org/health.php

 

Medline (FEL – all access)

http://www.flelibrary.org/health.php

 

Salem Online (LW & WH)

https://online.salempress.com/

 

Health & Wellness – Local

 

Florida Department of Health in Polk County

http://polk.floridahealth.gov

 

Peace River Center

https://peacerivercenter.org/

 

Polk County Environmental Health

http://polk.floridahealth.gov/locations/environmental-health-location.html

 

Alternative Medicine

 

National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

https://nccih.nih.gov/

 

Children’s Health

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

https://www.healthychildren.org/

 

Healthy Family Habits

http://familieslearning.org/health

 

Lifecycle Nutrition

https://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/lifecycle-nutrition-0

 

National Institute of Health & Child Development

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx

 

COVID Resources

 

Florida Department of Health – COVID-19

https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/

 

Florida Department of Health (POLK) – COVID-19

http://polk.floridahealth.gov/

 

Aging & Disability Resource Center – COVID-19

https://www.youragingresourcecenter.org/home

 

American Red Cross

https://www.redcross.org/

 

Autism Spectrum & COVID-19

https://autism.sesamestreet.org/coping-with-covid/

 

Coronavirus Whitehouse Task Force

https://www.coronavirus.gov/

 

Coronavirus Resources/Latest Data – CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2Findex.html

 

COVID-19 Testing Sites in Polk County

https://www.polk-county.net/covid-19/covid-19-testing-sites

 

COVID-19 Financial Assistance

http://www.cfhconline.org/polkunites

 

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers

https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams-consumer-advice

 

Coronavirus Evictions

https://projects.propublica.org/covid-evictions/

 

COVID-19 – Free Meals for Children

https://summerbreakspot.freshfromflorida.com/

 

Coronavirus – Free eBooks provided by NYC School Library

https://nycdoe.libguides.com/COVID-19ebooks/free

 

Common Sense Media –

Family Resources – in English & Spanish

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

 

Unemployment Services – COVID-19

http://floridajobs.org/

 

Hospitals/Urgent Care

 

Bartow Regional Medical Center

https://baycare.org/locations/b/bartow-regional-medical-center

 

 

 

Advent Health – several locations (get link)

https://www.adventhealth.com/hospital/adventhealth-heart-florida/our-location

 

Lakeland Regional Medical Center – Lakeland

https://mylrh.org/

 

Winter Haven Hospital

https://baycare.org/locations/w/winter-haven-hospital

 

Mental Health

 

American Psychological Association

http://www.apa.org/

 

American Psychiatric Association

https://www.psychiatry.org/

 

Impower

https://www.impowerfl.org/

 

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov

 

Espanol

MedlinePlus en Espanol

 

HealthyChildren.org en Espanol

 

Nutrition & Diet

Eat Right

http://www.eatright.org/

 

Food & Nutrition Information Center

https://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

 

Dietary Supplement Labels Database

https://dsld.nlm.nih.gov/dsld/

 

Dietary Supplements – National Institute of Health

https://ods.od.nih.gov/

 

Nutrition.gov

https://www.nutrition.gov/

 

USDA National Nutrient Database

https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/

 

 

 

Medicines/Supplements/Vitamins/Herbal Info

 

Physician’s Desk Reference

http://www.pdr.net/

 

MedlinePlus

https://medlineplus.gov/

 

MayoClinic

https://www.mayoclinic.org/

 

NIH of Dietary Supplements

https://ods.od.nih.gov/

 

Prevention/Safety/Emergency Preparedness

 

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission

https://www.cpsc.gov/

 

CPR and First Aid

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/CPR_UCM_001118_SubHomePage.jsp#

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

https://www.fema.gov/

 

Flu.gov

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/

 

Florida Poison Control Center

http://floridapoisoncontrol.org/

 

Haz-map (hazardous tasks and related health concerns)

https://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/

 

Households Products Database

https://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/

 

Immunization & Vaccination

https://medlineplus.gov/immunization.html

 

Polk County Emergency Management

https://www.polk-county.net/emergency-management

 

 

Ready.gov (emergency preparedness)

https://www.ready.gov/

 

Recalls.gov

https://www.recalls.gov/

 

Tox Town

https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

 

TOXMAP

https://toxmap.nlm.nih.gov/toxmap/

 

Toxnet

https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/

 

Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov/

 

National Council on Aging

https://www.ncoa.org/

 

National Institute on Aging

https://www.nia.nih.gov/

 

Physician Finder for Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov/physiciancompare/

 

Sage-ing (WH)

http://sage-ing.blogspot.com/p/classes.html

 

Specific Diseases or Conditions

 

Alzheimer’s Association

https://www.alz.org/

 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

https://www.aaaai.org/

 

American Cancer Society

https://www.cancer.org/

 

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org/

 

American Heart Association

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

 

Arthritis Foundation

http://www.arthritis.org/

 

 

Autism Society

http://www.autism-society.org/

 

Celiac Disease Foundation

https://celiac.org/

 

Genetics Home Reference

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

 

Directory of Health Organizations

https://medlineplus.gov/organizations/orgbytopic_a.html

 

National Cancer Institute

https://www.cancer.gov/

 

National Eye Institute

https://nei.nih.gov/

 

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

 

National Institute of Allery & Infectious Disease

https://www.niaid.nih.gov/

 

National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Disorders

https://www.niams.nih.gov/

 

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

 

National Institute of Deafness & Other Communication Disorders

https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/

 

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Disease

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse

https://www.drugabuse.gov/

 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke

https://www.ninds.nih.gov/

 

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

https://rarediseases.org/

 

 

 

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

http://parkinson.org/

 

Websites (general)

 

Affordable Care Act

https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/affordable-care-act/

 

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

http://www.abms.org/

 

American Medical Association Resources for Patients

https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/patient-health-resources

 

Clinical Trials

https://clinicaltrials.gov/

 

Directory of Health Organizations

https://medlineplus.gov/organizations/orgbytopic_a.html

 

Evaluating Health Information on the Internet

https://medlineplus.gov/evaluatinghealthinformation.html

 

Genetics Home Reference

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

 

Healthcare.gov

https://www.healthcare.gov/

 

Healthfinder.gov

https://healthfinder.gov/

 

Hospital Compare

https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html

 

Mayo Clinic Health Information

https://www.mayoclinic.org/patient-care-and-health-information

 

Medical Dictionary

https://medlineplus.gov/mplusdictionary.html

 

Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov/

 

MedlinePlus.gov

https://medlineplus.gov/

 

PubMed – Biomedical literature citations

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

 

National Center for Health Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

 

National Institute of Health (NIH)

https://www.nih.gov/

 

National Library of Medicine

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/

 

National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD)

https://rarediseases.org/

 

Women’s Health

 

National Women’s Health Information Center

 

https://www.womenshealth.gov/

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